After the Earthquake a Fire

After the Earthquake a Fire

by William Shunn

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After the Earthquake a Fire by William Shunn

Elder Rigby is a young Mormon from Utah serving a mission in northern Idaho, though to him it's more like serving a prison sentence. He and his partner, Elder Crews, do their best to fill their days with meaningful work, but there are only so many doorbells in a small town like Bonners Ferry.

Then, between the boredom and broken rules, they meet Minnie, an elderly Russian Jew scarred by some of the worst atrocities of the early 20th century, and Elder Rigby must confront the bleakness of his own existence, and the limits of faith.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940157336998
Publisher: Sinister Regard
Publication date: 04/25/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

William Shunn is the author of the acclaimed 2015 memoir The Accidental Terrorist: Confessions of a Reluctant Missionary. Since his first publication in 1993, his short fiction has appeared in Salon, Storyteller, Bloodstone Review, Newtown Literary, Asimov's Science Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Science Fiction Age, Realms of Fantasy, Electric Velocipede, and various anthologies and year's-best collections. His work has been shortlisted for the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award, and the Association for Mormon Letters Award. His chapbook An Alternate History of the 21st Century appeared from Spilt Milk Press in 2007, and his novella Cast a Cold Eye, written with Derryl Murphy, came out from PS Publishing in 2009.

He is host and producer of the Line Break literary reading series in Queens, New York, where he lives with his wife, Laura Chavoen, and their soft-coated wheaten terrier, Ella the Wonder Dog.

For more information, visit www.shunn.net or follow @shunn on Twitter.

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